5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly + bus:  5​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

1
day
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo online vacation maker .

Helsinki to Akaslompolo is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Akaslompolo to be a bit cooler, temps between -5°C and -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Winter Sports

Side Trip

Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
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Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Feelapland and Syvasenvaara Fell will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like German Soldier s Cemetery and Rovaniemi Church. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, stop by LAURI, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip maker app .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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